On Wednesday July 17, 2019 the Perry Center participated in the academic event “Hemispheric Security Trends and Cyberdefense” hosted by the Argentine Joint Military War College (ESGC by its Spanish acronym) in Buenos Aires. ESGC Director COL Gabriel Camilli welcomed nearly 170 participants comprised of ESGC students, researchers and professors, Perry Center alumni and other security and defense professionals to the event. WJPC Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim greeted the participants as well, remarking that the Perry Center is a “center of convergence” for the region, a place to discuss security and defense issues and learn from each other. Professor Celina Realuyo focused her remarks on the security landscape in the Americas and US security policy while Dr. Boris Saavedra delivered a presentation on Cyberdefense policy and the role of the military. Perry Center alumnus Dr. Mariano Bartolome moderated the question and answer session which concluded the dynamic event.